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With the words, “Si se puede!” Cesar Chavez became synonymous with immigrant identity and culture. His legacy and vision stood for equality, justice and dignity for all. Those values are more important today than ever before as millions of workers continue to go without health coverage. Undocumented Californians work hard…

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Conference covers issues plaguing Chicanos and Latinos

By Anthony Victoria Chicano leaders from across Southern California participated in a half-day conference at UC Riverside on Saturday March 7. The conference highlighted several issues that are currently plaguing the Chicano-Latino community, such as poverty, jobs, education, health, immigration policy, low voter turnout in recent elections, the projected role…

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Conference at UCR will examine status of Latinos in U.S.

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UC Riverside Ethnic Studies Professor Armando Navarro.

IECN Staff Report Latino scholars, community leaders and activists will meet at UC Riverside on Saturday March 7 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. to discuss the social position of Latinos in the U.S. UCR Ethnic Studies professor Armando Navarro said conference speakers will address issues that affect the Latino…

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Women’s conference inspires young girls to succeed

By Anthony Victoria Soroptimist International of San Bernardino—a non-profit organization that fosters growth and improvement among women and girls worldwide—is organizing the annual Women Inspiring and Nurturing Girls to Succeed (WINGS) conference on Saturday March 7. The event will take place at the Vanir Tower, located at 290 N. D…

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